Dur­ing di­ges­tion, sol­u­ble fi­bre forms a gel, trap­ping choles­terol so it can’t be ab­sorbed.

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Spread houm­mos on wraps and sand­wiches, or eat with cru­dités.

Toss chick­peas, lentils or bar­ley into sal­ads, soups and casseroles. (You’ll find plenty of in­spir­ing recipes at healthy­foodguide.com.au.)

Snack on fresh fruit such as berries, ap­ples and pears.

En­joy two to three cups of Dairy Farm­ers HeartAc­tive milk, on ce­real or in fruit smooth­ies.

Re­place but­ter with two tea­spoons of a plant sterolen­riched ta­ble spread such as Flora pro-ac­tiv or Logi­col.

Meet your daily quota of five serves of veg by piling half your plate with colour­ful pro­duce at lunch and din­ner.

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